Species Details

Ceanothus ferrisiae

Coyote ceanothus

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Scientific Name:
Ceanothus ferrisiae McMinn
Common Name:
Coyote ceanothus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Element Code: PDRHA041N0
USDA Plants Symbol: CEFE2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Jan-May
Elevation:
120 - 460 meters
395 - 1510 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Known from approximately five occurrences in the Mt. Hamilton Range. Threatened by expansion of Anderson Reservoir spillway, development, and alteration of fire regimes. See MadroƱo 2(11):89-90 (1933) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 1 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Santa Clara (SCL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Loma Prieta (3712117), Morgan Hill (3712126), Mt. Sizer (3712125)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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